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  1. At our facility the charge nurse is paid $1.00 more per hour but for sure she should get paid a heck of a lot more for all the stuff she has to put up with sometimes. Our charge nurse on days is GREAT!!!! She is responsible for making out the assignm...
  2. Peer reviews for telemetry unit

    I have worked on a telemetry unit for the past 10 years at a small community hospital. I guess I don't understand your ? about peer review. Please explain more. Thanks
  3. Looking for nursing websites? Can you help?

    Maybe this will help you in your search for thing to do for nurses week. At our facility the head of our department always puts on a Thank You dinner for all the nurses on all the 3 shifts, they usually stick with one theme for ex. last year it was H...
  4. To answer your ? peachy, regitine is still used at our facility also but we have found that there is less risk to the nurse using nitro paste vs. regitine. The most obivous is no need for several puncture sites in the area of the infiltrate which put...
  5. At our facility we have been trailing nitrogycerin for Dopamine infiltrates that stage a 2 or less and with the doctors permission. We have had great success but need more info to prove that it is a good thing! Can anyone help? Or know where we can f...
  6. mandatory continuing education

    I live in Michigan and we do have mandatory CEU's, we have to have 25 in 2 years. It have been easily obtainable due to the facility were I work sponsors and helps us get them pretty easily. I did just see in our local paper were an LPN's license was...
  7. I'm currently enrolled in a BSN completion program. The courses have been good so far but I need some insight on some new and different professional nursing websites. The instructors have us use the internet sources alot for the papers we write. If a...
  8. 8 hour shift vs. 12 hour shift - your opinion...

    Hi Tova, I've worked both 8 and 12 hour shifts and I prefer 8. I did 12's for 6 years and finally was exhausted from working the telemetry unit I normally work and then getting pulled to the ICU for the last part of my shift! That is what exhausted m...
  9. 8 hour shift vs. 12 hour shift - your opinion...

    Hi Tova, I've worked both 8 and 12 hour shifts and I prefer 8. I did 12's for 6 years and finally was exhausted from working the telemetry unit I normally work and then getting pulled to the ICU for the last part of my shift! That is what exhausted m...